Carmen Uranga is a 42 year-old woman who after 20 years jurisdiction of her native country (Argentina), she returns to solve a family problem related with the inheritance that her sick ... See full summary »
Gael García Bernal,
The film is seen through the eyes of a ten-year-old boy, Harry (Matías del Pozo), who does not know that Argentina's 1976 coup d'état is impacting his life. After witnessing the "... See full summary »
Very good movie. Intelligent, well written and acted. About common people making mistakes and surviving them with eventually time to reflect that life is worth living. Not a boring lecture: just life as common as it is, but always verging on situations that can destroy it if an effort is not made to go on. The pace is a metaphor of the pace of daily life, not fast not slow. The acting is excellent including the teenage actors, all of them. Cecilia Roth is a veteran thus she delivers, always. Antonio Resines an excellent, character actor, as the grieving father. The contrast between the father figures is part of a sub-theme: absent-fathers (that of the teenage girl,) distant- fathers (that of Alicia,)dedicated-fathers (that of Zak-Javi and of the sick girl.) I recommend this movie.
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